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By Richard L. Wilson

Profiles of significant figures in American politics, from Bella Abzug via Woodrow Wilson, prepared alphabetically, via zone of job, and by way of yr of beginning.

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The Weeks Act: A 75th Anniversary Appraisal. New York: Newcomen Society of the United States, 1986. Kaufman, Burton I. “Dwight D. Eisenhower,” in The American Presidents, edited by Frank N. Magill, John L. Loos, and Tracy Irons-Georges. : Salem Press, 2000. Agnew, Spiro Theodore (1918–1996) vice president, governor, county executive Spiro Agnew was the first vice president of the United States to resign the office as the result of his conviction of felonious criminal conduct. Had he not resigned, he would surely have been impeached.

Blue Ribbon, 1941. ———. The Future of Democratic Capitalism. New York: A. S. Barnes, 1961. Bird, Kai. The Chairman: John J. McCloy and the Making of the American Establishment. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. Smith, James A. The Idea Brokers. New York: Free Press, 1993. Wallace, James A. Overdrive. New York: John Wiley, 1997. Arthur, Chester Alan (1830–1886) president, vice president, party leader Nicknamed the “Gentleman Boss,” Chester Arthur was expected to be a loyal Republican Party spoils man, who gave jobs to the party workers who had helped the party win under the custom of the spoils system of public employment of the times.

McCloy and the Making of the American Establishment. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. Smith, James A. The Idea Brokers. New York: Free Press, 1993. Wallace, James A. Overdrive. New York: John Wiley, 1997. Arthur, Chester Alan (1830–1886) president, vice president, party leader Nicknamed the “Gentleman Boss,” Chester Arthur was expected to be a loyal Republican Party spoils man, who gave jobs to the party workers who had helped the party win under the custom of the spoils system of public employment of the times.

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